Lawn & Garden Care

Got the Scoop on Dirt?

January 31, 2014
Pre-season garden work that pays off “Dirt,” “soil” – whatever you call it, some of us like to dig in with our own hands and others would rather have...

What About Snow and Seeds?

January 24, 2014
There’s snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. Seed catalogs were mailed long ago and the online business is already...

What Do Plants Need Now?

January 17, 2014
A bit of winter-time TLC is good for the landscape During the growing season our plants do talk back.  The length of the grass says, “It’s time to mow” and flowers with...

Holiday Plants & Pet Safety

December 16, 2013
Getting a puppy – or have a pet that that loves to chew?  If you are getting a new puppy for Christmas – or have pets that like to chew – it’s a good idea to...

Is Your Yard Ready For Snow?!

November 02, 2013
    Along the Front Range , winter is on our doorstep with snow forecast for Monday into Tuesday.  But there’s still a nice weekend ahead to enjoy being outside...

What Does Your Yard Need Now?

October 25, 2013
Late fall lawn care will reward you next spring   It’s a warm weekend ahead, so get out there and love your lawn.   Halloween is an annual benchmark that before we...

Have You Tucked Your Garden In For Winter?

October 18, 2013
Wrap it up, tuck it in Before calling this growing season quits, we need to clean up the garden and do what it takes to get it properly tucked in for winter – and a strong recovery...

Is Your Yard Waterlogged?

September 13, 2013
Dealing with saturated soils It’s been a long, wet week that has saturated soils and disrupted plant life.  Here are some tips to help you deal with the fallout in your yard.  ...

What’s the Heat Doing to Your Yard?

September 06, 2013
Hot, hot temps well into September aren’t the norm. In a more “normal” year, we would have told you 3 weeks ago that it was time to turn down watering times on the...

Pesticide Product Labels are Info-Rich

August 30, 2013
If you count carbs, fat, sodium content or total calories, you’ve read the label on everything you bring home from the grocery store. Are you equally as diligent when it comes to...

How do you call “911” for the outdoors?

August 23, 2013
Responding to Mother Nature Colorado is sometimes a tough place to live and keep things growing. We braced for a serious drought from which much of the state has been (mostly)...

Smart Irrigation Controllers

July 05, 2013
You run your life with a Smartphone or similar device.  It saves you time and that often saves you money. If you run your sprinkler system with a device made in the last millennium,...